Mondaq Offshore: Criminal Law
BeesMont Law Limited
The Bermuda Government's new Bribery Act 2016 came into force on 1 September, 2017 (Bribery Act), drastically modernising Bermuda's anti-bribery legislation.
Appleby
The potential consequences of being found guilty of an offence under the soon-to-be-operational Bribery Act 2016 make it imperative that both individuals and entities are aware of the provisions of the legislation.
Maples and Calder
In this Q&A article Arabella di Iorio and David Welford provide insight into business crime and regulations as it relates to the British Virgin Islands. Topics include criminal law enforcement, particular statues and crimes, investigations, and appeals.
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
The United States champions itself as a nation policing the rest of the world, preventing money laundering, tax evasion and foreign corrupt practices.
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
My law firm seeks to recover assets stolen by international fraud and grand corruption.
Maples and Calder
There are no regional levels separate from the national level in the Cayman Islands.
KRYS Global
Many sophisticated fraudsters use offshore bank accounts and corporate vehicles to conceal their proceeds of fraud.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Cyprus signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence on 16 June 2015.
Carey Olsen
On 30 September 2017, the UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the CFA) will come into force, along with its newly-focused corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion.
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
I have long advocated that Grand Corruption should be considered a crime against humanity, under Article 7(1)(k) of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Last year, the UAE government passed a series of laws that aim to approach drug addiction and its effects more holistically, and one of the elements of the UAE Anti Narcotics Law states that those who come forward to authorities to seek treatment for addiction are exempt from prosecution...
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Since 1987, the Penal Code has contained prohibitions against bribery, making it an offence to bribe a public official in consideration for an act on the part of that official.
STA Law Firm
Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it remains unclear as to when will the legal systems across the world harmonize.
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.'
STA Law Firm
Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Is Eating In Public During The Day Over Ramadan A Crime In The UAE?
Expatriate Law
In this article, Expatriate Law reviews and summarizes important laws, criminal and otherwise, that expatriates should be aware of when living in Dubai or other parts of the UAE.
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
The SEC rule that would have required oil and gas and mining companies to disclose each year their payments to foreign governments was intended to increase transparency and prevent back-handers...
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KPMG Luxembourg
A common mugger might snatch an iPhone from your hand, or swindle you out of the cash in your wallet.
Al Tamimi & Company
As a region, the Middle East witnesses constant development across a spectrum of financial crime issues.
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Maples and Calder
In this Q&A article Arabella di Iorio and David Welford provide insight into business crime and regulations as it relates to the British Virgin Islands. Topics include criminal law enforcement, particular statues and crimes, investigations, and appeals.
Ogier
Following the Petya/NotPetya ransomware attacks which took place at the end of June...
Ogier
Since 30 September 2017, two new criminal offences relevant to the offshore world have been in force under the UK Criminal Finances Act.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Last year, the UAE government passed a series of laws that aim to approach drug addiction and its effects more holistically, and one of the elements of the UAE Anti Narcotics Law states that those who come forward to authorities to seek treatment for addiction are exempt from prosecution...
Ogier
In preparation for the UK's Criminal Finances Act 2017, and in particular the new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion which comes into effect on 30 September 2017...
Al Tamimi & Company
The UAE as an enterprising country attracts individuals from around the world, with the vast majority of residents being expatriates.
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